Apurva Pendharkar, aka A’va,
Apurva Pendharkar, aka A’va, started her initial training in light music at the age of 12 under the guidance of Smt. Uttara Kelkar. She went on to study Hindustani Shastriya Sangeet from Mumbai University under the guidance of Smt. Shuchita Athalekar and Shahswati Mandal Paul. She has a master’s degree in Indian Classical Music and a degree in English Literature from Jai Hind College, Mumbai.